| Feb 26, 2015
Party for Kids with pediatric blood cancers (and their families)
Hosted by: Leukemia Research Foundation
Cause: To provide 60 pediatric blood cancer patients and their families with a free, fun day of respite
Date: Jan. 18
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:07 AM
Pink and purple ribbons have sprung up throughout LaGrange Park to honor two sisters and their family's brave battle with leukemia.
Becca Mueller lost her four-year struggle with the disease and complications Feb. 11. Funeral services for the 12-year-...
| Feb 14, 2015
Loretta McC. Barrett, a retired Realtor whose career spanned 50 years, died of leukemia Tuesday at her Parkville home. She was 90.
The daughter of Henry Lightner McCulloh, a stonemason, and Loretta Greene McCulloh, a homemaker, Loretta Catherine McCulloh...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.
That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Dr. James Schroeder, a physician and professor who took night classes to earn an MBA at Northwestern University because of his interest in health care policy, was for 10 years president and CEO of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:44 AM
“Markus and Tyler, did you both take your shoes off?” presses the twins’ mother, Brenda Frese. “And did you find all the balls downstairs?” comes the follow-up inquiry.
“Mom!” cries Markus, struggling mightily...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation will have its fifth annual Walk for Life 5K on Sunday, Jan. 18 at Florida Atlantic University (777 Glades Road) in Boca Raton. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until noon.
While the Boca Raton-based foundation...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:58 AM
Social media is typically littered with pictures of pets. But you may have noticed an event on Facebook lately that many of your friends are planning to attend – and it involves posting pictures of your dogs.
If you have, don’t worry because...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:53 AM
On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The...
| Jan 13, 2015
Sunrise resident Jessica Offir didn't know that when she swabbed her cheek at a donor drive in college that a few years later she'd save the life of another woman.
Offir received a call in mid-2009, saying she was a match for a woman with leukemia and...
| Jan 9, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Marine Capt. Tom O'Brien had two options in 1979: remain in the service and ship out to Okinawa, or become a full-time assistant football coach at the United States Naval Academy, his alma mater.
"Took me about five seconds to...